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National Nov 3, 2018

Tokyo may deploy water buses for Olympic transportation

The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the metropolitan government plan to operate water buses to transport people visiting the Tokyo Bay area to watch events. Traditional transportation systems are expected to face capacity shortages in the waterfront area, where boat, canoe and ...

Japanese firms prepare for large-scale volunteering during 2020 Games

Business Sep 27, 2018

Japanese firms prepare for large-scale volunteering during 2020 Games

Major companies are encouraging employees to volunteer for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, after the Tokyo Organising Committee started their search for 80,000 on Wednesday. A number of firms plan to send volunteers from among their own workforce, although some industries are concerned about ...